The Writing Wizard app is an early education app that is available on the Apple App Store, Google Play Store, Amazon, and the Microsoft Store. Writing Wizard is a systematic, highly customizable way to teach children how to trace symbols, letters, numbers, and simple words. It also has a feature that allows you to generate your own printable large print tracing sheets. At the time of this post there is both a free version and a paid $4.99 version.
Please watch the video below to learn more about how this app can be useful for teachers of the visually impaired and families of children with visual impairments.
Update May 2022
This app was originally posted in January 2019. Writing Wizard now allows imported word lists from text files and from the Web. Writing Wizard is also a favorite app for teachers working with students with dyslexia and dysgraphia. This app also works with a digital pencil such as the Apple Pencil. Create users then track each student's progress!
Writing Wizard in the App Store (Cost is $4.99; there is also a free version with in-app purchases; the free version has 7 unlocked letters)
Writing Wizard in Google Play (in-app purchases)
There is also a Cursive Wizard for those intrested in cursive! (free with in-app purchases)